DOLLHOUSE HOUSE OF MINIATURES CANOPY BED KIT, AN ANTIQUE REPLICA

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 21, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

VINTAGE HOUSE OF MINIATURES KIT FROM THE 1970's

(new old stock)

CHIPPENDALE CANOPY BED, c. 1750 - 1790, #40014

SCALE IS 1 INCH = 1 FOOT

House of Miniatures were manufactured in the '70's & early '80's, the premier antique dollhouse furniture kits. These are the premier dollhouse antique furniture kits. They are very collectible today as they are no longer produced. The kits are authentic replicas of furniture made by cabinet-makers in America in the 1700's into the1800's before the Industrial Revolution. All wood components, beautiful when finished, and found in only the finest dollhouses!!

THE CHIPPENDALE CANOPY BED IS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR OF THE HOUSE OF MINIATURES KITS. ALSO KNOWN AS A "BEDSTEAD", IT BECAME AN ARTICLE OF ELEGANCE IN AMERICA AS IT WAS IN ENGLAND. FEATURES ROPE "SPRINGS" GIVING FIRM SUPPORT FOR THE STRAW OR FEATHER FILLED MATTRESS. (THE KIT INCLUDES A FOAM MATTRESS) FABRICS ARE NOT INCLUDED, BUT WHAT FUN TO DESIGN YOUR OWN BEAUTIFUL ONE-OF-A-KIND COVERLET, PILLOWS, ETC. A LOVELY ADDITION TO YOUR DOLLHOUSE!!

HOM KITS ARE ENJOYING A BIG REVIVAL BY COLLECTORS & DOLLHOUSE ENTHUSIASTS. GET YOURS WHILE THEY ARE STILL AFFORDABLE!! A FAVORITE KIT FROM THE RETIRED HOUSE OF MINIATURES COLLECTOR'S SERIES.

Fun to make, includes detailed instructions. Box
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